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was initially collected between 620 and 564 BCE by
and further added to by many people over the following millennium.
It was translated from Greek in 1912 by
V. S. Vernon Jones.

This ebook was produced for
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Robin Whittleton,
and is based on a transcription produced in 2004 by
Suzanne Shell, Greg Chapman, and The Online Distributed Proofreading Team
Project Gutenberg
and on digital scans from the
Internet Archive.

The cover page is adapted from
The Fox Visiting the Heron,
a painting completed between 1630 and 1640 by
Frans Snyders.
The cover and title pages feature the
League Spartan and Sorts Mill Goudy
typefaces created in 2014 and 2009 by
The League of Moveable Type.

The first edition of this ebook was released on
July 22, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
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